WorldCat Identities

Knussen, Oliver

Overview
Works: 628 works in 1,382 publications in 4 languages and 16,901 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Orchestral music  Manuscripts  Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Children's films  Juvenile works  Film adaptations 
Roles: Conductor, Author, Performer, Composer, Arranger, Other, Editor, Director, Commentator, Instrumentalist, Interviewee
Classifications: M1000.C37, 785
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Oliver Knussen
Three occasions for orchestra Violin concerto ; Concerto for orchestra by Elliott Carter( Recording )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at Blackheath Concert Hall, June 3, 1991 (1st work) ; and at Henry Wood Hall, Feb. 18, 1991 (2nd work) & Feb. 15-16, 1991 (3rd work)
Suite im Hexachord ; Reading by Hilda Morley Wolpe ; Quintet with voice ; Piece in three parts by Stefan Wolpe( )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierrot lunaire op. 21 (German) ; Herzgewächse : op. 20 ; Pierrot lunaire : (English) by Arnold Schoenberg( )

3 editions published in 1992 in German and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalmodies Vox in Rama ; Nightshade by Poul Ruders( )

5 editions published in 1992 in 3 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded June 1, 1992 in New York City (1st work) and Nov. 22, 1987 in Copenhagen (2nd-3rd works)
Symphonia sum fluxae pretium spei ; Clarinet concerto by Elliott Carter( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphony no. 3 Trumpets ; Ophelia dances ; Coursing ; Cantata ; Symphony no. 2 by Oliver Knussen( )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded May 11-12, 1981 at the Watford Town Hall, London (1st and 3rd works) and June 24 and Aug. 11, 1983 at St. John's Smith Square, London (2nd and 4th-6th works)
An Alice symphony by David Del Tredici( Recording )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait by Ruth Crawford Seeger( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melencolia. Ritual fragment ; Meridian by Harrison Birtwistle( )

10 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1st work recorded in St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, Nov. 20, 1991 ; 2nd work recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead on Nov. 21, 1991 ; 3rd work recorded in Rosslyn Hill Chapel on Nov. 7 & 9, 1991
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy named Max is creating chaos around the house. His exasperated mother sends him to bed without any supper. In his bedroom Max conjures up a fantasy world of forest and sea, and sails to the Land of the Wild Things to let the wild rumpus start
Second concerto for orchestra by Robin Holloway( )

7 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded at BBC Maida Vale Studio 1, Apr. 25, 1993
Alhambra fantasy by Julian Anderson( )

9 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quotation of dream by Tōru Takemitsu( Recording )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taverner opera in two acts by Peter Maxwell Davies( )

8 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of 16th-century composer John Taverner
Where the wild things are a fantasy opera : op. 20 by Oliver Knussen( Recording )

16 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prince of the pagodas by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince of the Pagodas Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Benjamin Britten, conductor Notes included
Book of hours by Julian Anderson( )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dante trilogy chamber version by Charles Wuorinen( )

3 editions published in 2008 and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undine by Hans Werner Henze( Recording )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Undine: Ballett in drei Akten von Frederick Ashton nach F. de la Motte-Fouqué
 
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Alternative Names
Knussen, Stuart Oliver.

Knussen, Stuart Oliver 1952-

Oliver Knussen compositeur et chef d'orchestre cossais

Oliver Knussen compositore e direttore d'orchestra britannico

Oliver Knussen schottischer Komponist und Dirigent

Кнуссен, Оливер

אוליבר קנוסן

オリヴァー・ナッセン

奥利佛克努森

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